Curtains for Roy

Curtains for Roy

Book - 2014
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Univ of Toronto Pr

Alex is a playwright suffering from writer’s block and harsh reviews. His best friend, Roy, is a theatre director with lung cancer and six months left to live. In pursuit of fresh air and great wine, they go on a road trip to the Okanagan Valley, where Roy rediscovers his passion for theatre. But when he decides to stage a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at a winery, disaster ensues: the woman cast in the lead is the winery owner’s wife and has no talent; wildfires encroach upon the surrounding forest; and Roy slips closer to death, one cigarette at a time.

Curtains for Roy is a hilarious peek into the world of theatre, where the greatest drama is offstage and the best performances take place behind the curtain.



Publisher: Toronto : Cormorant Books, 2014
ISBN: 9781897151747
Branch Call Number: FIC BUS
Characteristics: 296 p. ;,22 cm.

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